IØ8200 - Organizational Theory, Technology and Change


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oppgave 100/100

Course content

Organizational theory with focus on technology and change. Important topics are decision-making, bureaucracy, power, the relationship between technology and organization, organizational learning and organizational development. Readings are a combination of classics and texts on contemporary debates.

Duration of the course will be two semesters, and it is taught every second year, next time starting Fall 2017.

Learning outcome

Students should have a broad overview of the field of organization theory, and have an advanced understanding of the relationship between organization, technology and change. They should be able to reflect critically on important perspectives and positions, their content, methodology and logic of argument. Through working with reflection notes and the exam paper, students practice scientific writing.

Required previous knowledge

Masters degree in industrial economics and technology management, sociology, psychology or equivalent qualifications.

Course materials

Readings are given at the course start.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
DIS1054 18.0
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Version: 1
Credits:  20.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2017

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2018

Language of instruction: English


Subject area(s)
  • Industrial Management
  • Industrial Economics and Technology Management
  • Organization and Leadership
  • Industrial Management and Work Science
  • Organization Theory
  • Operations Management
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management


Examination arrangement: Assignment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Oppgave 100/100
Room Building Number of candidates
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